From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from Judge Jehu Amaziah Orr to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn, concerning H. T. Hill esq., who seems to have been assassinated. The letter details how Hill had been lured away from Columbus, Mississippi, by his college friend and then ambushed by four men.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Letter from H. B. Evans, S. French, and H. Tolles, members of a committee of Capitol Lodge Number 11, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, at Jackson, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor William L. Sharkey, asking Sharkey to help get the federal government hospital out of their lodge space in the city hall.